To Be Framed / EN version

Direction
Year
2016
Country
  • Czech Republic
Duration
8min
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While the film, which was shot on the premises of the former military base, was originally intended to reflect the topic of war, it eventually resulted in the topic of symbolic violence, embodied by the medium of film. The children’s acting is absolutely nonviolent, but it is obvious that it was enforced by the film crew. “How do we organize our lives? In the first place we need appreciation. We are not acknowledged by anyone. We must be acknowledged and perceived, it is not possible to be unheard,” says one of the children.

Details

  • Original title
    To Be Framed / EN version
  • Direction
  • Dir. of Photo.
    Nikola Brabcová, Jan Vidlička
  • Editing
    Jan Vidlička
  • Music
    Ian Mikyska, Jaroslav Noga
  • Duration
    8 min (1-15 min.)
  • Year
    2016
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Colour
    • Black & White
  • Production
  • Festivals
    • Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival, 2016
    • PAF—Festival of Film Animation and Contemporary Art, 2016
    • Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival BIEFF, March 2017

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